Hamate-bone meaning

hāmāt
A wedgelike bone on the side of the wrist connecting the wrist with the fourth and fifth metacarpals, which connect to the ring finger and little finger.
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A bone on the medial side of the carpus, articulating with the fourth and fifth metacarpal, triquetrum, lunate, and capitate bones.
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One of the eight bones of the wrist (carpals).
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Origin of hamate-bone

  • From Latin hāmātus (“hooked, crooked”).

    From Wiktionary